Entering The First Note
Step 1. Name the Sequence
You must give your Sequence a Name before it can be Saved, Played or Previewed.
To name the sequence, click in the Title Box
section (Point 1
Using the keyboard, type in the name of your sequence, e.g. My First Sequence
Step 2. Select the Start Measure (Optional - this is the default)
You want to start entering notes for the first Measure of the Sequence.
To select the first measure, click the first box (numbered 1) in the Sequence Timeline
section (Point 2
Step 3. Select the Default Note Duration
The Default Note Duration determines the duration of entered Notes (e.g. note), and also the amount to advance to the next note.
The first Measure of the Sample Sequence contains notes, so we want to
set the Note Duration to note.
To set the Note Duration; first click on the Duration Menu
), but do not release
the mouse button.
You will see this table of 10 note lengths indicated in Standard Music Notation.
Move the cursor to the box containing the note located in the lower, left-hand side of the menu, then release the mouse button. The Menu box will now show the note. (If you select a different note, then that note would now be displayed in the Menu box)
Step 4. Select the Start Position of the First Note (Optional - this is the default)
The first note to be entered starts at the beginning of the Measure.
To select the required position, click in the first column of the Measure Timeline
section (Point 4
The blue timeline cursor
will move to the selected position within the Measure.
Step 5. Select the Note Event Type (Pick) (Optional - this is the default)
To specify that the first note is to be Picked, click on the Pick
box in the Event Menu
section (Point 5
Step 6. Enter the First Note
We are now ready to enter the first Note in the sequence (a D
be played on the 3rd Fret of the 2nd String.
In the Fretboard
over the position representing
the 3rd Fret of the 2nd string (Point 6
The note should sound, and be visible as a black dashed line in the Measure Timeline